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CRJ-100/200SF!?

Discussion in 'Flight Control/Dispatch' started by Mainline_or_bust, Apr 14, 2017.

  1. Delta Echo

    Delta Echo Well-Known Member

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    Yes, it was. One of the early ones today resides at the Air and Space Museum Extension at IAD and the first one is on display in a FED-EX building at MEM.
     
  2. CrippleHawk

    CrippleHawk Well-Known Member

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    Worst airplane ever......From a dispatcher viewpoint and as a mechanic (After 5 years they start to fall apart)
     
  3. manniax

    manniax Well-met in the Ka-tet

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    I believe it...especially since the original model was designed as a corporate jet. That type of flying is nothing like the multiple legs per day of a regional schedule, and there's a lot less down time to work on the plane as well. Passengers also tend to dislike it since there's no ovehead storage room for roller bags on board. I'm sure they do have their place in certain markets that wouldn't support something bigger, but I can't imagine they will be a great option for cargo hauling. I've never worked in that part of the industry, though.
     
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  4. Mainline_or_bust

    Mainline_or_bust Two days before, the day after tomorrow

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    I would guess it is an improvement for some parts of the feeder system for UPS and FexEx. I mean much of Northern Michigan is still C-208s flying to GRR on 2+ Hr legs. That is absurd to me, I know its a good plane but it's a single turbo-prop!
     
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  5. z987k

    z987k TeamANC

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    It's a 208 because theres 3000lbs or less of cargo a day. How on earth would it make sense to put probably on average 1.5klbs on a crj daily?
     
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  6. mikecweb

    mikecweb Third Generation Arizonan

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    I heard AMF is getting CRJs in 2010.
     
  7. KSCessnaDriver

    KSCessnaDriver Well-Known Member

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    Milk runs, stop in 3 or 4 places before you go to GRR/LAN.
     
  8. Roger Roger

    Roger Roger Navajo Whisperer

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    I hear CR2s looove high-cycle type operations.
     
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  9. z987k

    z987k TeamANC

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    And burn ~8 times the gas doing it. Brilliant!
     
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  10. KSCessnaDriver

    KSCessnaDriver Well-Known Member

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    Gas is cheap, if you don't have the crews to cover flying 6 planes at time....
     
  11. Roger Roger

    Roger Roger Navajo Whisperer

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    Caravans going to be flying unmanned before that happens.
     
  12. Mainline_or_bust

    Mainline_or_bust Two days before, the day after tomorrow

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    I knew some flew to a couple places, not up on they're system. With a shortage of pilots makes more sense to have 2 pilots fly to every stop twice as fast than a few Caravans do the same when you consider time. Fully loaded they must cruise at what 180-200kts...?
     
  13. Roger Roger

    Roger Roger Navajo Whisperer

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    Hahahaha hahahaha....
     
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